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Best Places To Visit This Fall

U.S. News Travel | Posted 12.04.2012 | Travel
U.S. News Travel

How do you break up the long stretch of time between summer vacation and the holidays? With a fall break, of course. Autumn is a shoulder season for many destinations, which means discounted hotel rooms and cheaper airfare are easy to find.

UN Climate Negotiations: EU Ramps Up Renewables and Addresses Aviation Emissions

Tina Gerhardt | Posted 08.09.2011 | Green
Tina Gerhardt

International aviation emissions grew by 66% between 1990 and 2005. They form one of the fastest growing sources of emissions. Yet they are currently excluded from the Kyoto Protocol.

A Party-Driven Process: Kyoto Protocol? Copenhagen Accord?

Tina Gerhardt | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Tina Gerhardt

Bonn, Germany -- Already at the last UNFCCC meeting in June, the majority of nations -- aside from airing their grievances over how the negotiating pr...

U.S. Climate Bill, Regional Accords and State Leadership?

Tina Gerhardt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Tina Gerhardt

The Senate shelved climate legislation, making it unlikely that it will be passed this year. The subject has been the source of considerable concern and conversation here at the UNFCCC climate talks.

Mind the Gap: Gearing up for Cancún and the COP 16

Tina Gerhardt | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Tina Gerhardt

The UNFCCC organizing meeting kicked off in Bonn, Germany as representatives from the 178 governments gathered to hammer out differences and draw up a draft text in preparation for the COP 16.

We Need an Umpire: From UNFCCC Climate Negotiations to the World Cup

Tina Gerhardt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Tina Gerhardt

At the end of the two-week climate change negotiations in Bonn, nation groups stood up and expressed their frustration with the 22-page draft text put forward.

UNFCCC in Bonn: Emissions Reductions or Market Mechanisms?

Tina Gerhardt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Tina Gerhardt

Bonn, Germany - As the UNFCCC climate talks got under way in Bonn, the two working groups began meetings: the ad hoc working group on long-term co-ope...